Family Treatment of Alcoholism

  • Dawn M. Gondoli
  • Theodore Jacob
Part of the Drug and Alcohol Abuse Reviews book series (DAAR, volume 1)


During the past two decades, behavioral scientists have become increasingly interested in family influences related to the etiology, maintenance, and treatment of alcoholism. For the most part, however, empirical research has been concerned with family variables related to the onset and course of abusive drinking, with few efforts aimed at developing and evaluating family oriented alcoholism treatment. Thus, a brief review of the general family interaction and alcoholism literature will be presented before discussing the theoretical, empirical, and clinical literatures that specifically address treatment issues.


Family System Family Treatment Drinking Status Couple Therapy Alcoholism Treatment 
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  • Theodore Jacob

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